A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Fiji region (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 584.38 km (363 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 19:43:33 / October 1, 2020 @ 7:43 pm. Exact location, longitude -177.4756° West, latitude -19.0615° South, depth = 584.38 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c6h8. Id of event: us6000c6h8. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:43:33 / 7:43 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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